2) Improper Certificate Validation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper certificate validation in mutt. The application proceeds with the connection eve if in response to a GnuTLS certificate prompt the user rejects an expired intermediate certificate.
Update the affected packages.
Vulnerable software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.